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half hitch

noun
1.
a knot or hitch made by forming a bight and passing the end of the rope around the standing part and through the bight.
Origin of half hitch
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70
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half-hitch

noun
1.
a knot made by passing the end of a piece of rope around itself and through the loop thus made
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